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Aquatics Director

Location: Perth Amboy
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The Raritan Bay Area YMCA is currently accepting applications/resumes for an Aquatics Director.
The Raritan Bay Area YMCA has served the ever-evolving needs of our community since 1912. We are located just 5 miles west of New York City in the beautiful Waterfront City of Perth Amboy, NJ. The YMCA is dedicated to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities through programs that develop the values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith. We devotedly serve over 5,000 community participants and families in our community building initiatives.
The Aquatics Director is responsible for developing, leading, and coordinating a diversified aquatics program that includes: 2nd Grade Swim; scheduling/teaching swim lessions; maintainance of the aquatics facilities; managing and overseeing aquatic events; supervising and training aquatics staff; as well as other duties as assigned.
The Aquatics Director demonstrates cause-driven leadership through the following YMCA Leadership Competencies - Mission Advancement; Collaboration; Operational Effectiveness, and Personal Growth; as well as engages in and promotes the YMCA mission through the core values of Honesty, Caring, Responsibility and Respect, and Faith.
The RBAYMCA offers a competitive pay range and excellent benefits package which includes, complimentary YMCA membership; childcare benefits; health, dental, and vision; life and long term disability insurance; 8% retirement fund contribution when eligible; generous paid time off; and YMCA Leadership Training & Development.
Hours: This is a 40 hour work week; with generally a half hour for lunch. Schedule is modified according to department needs as coordinated with direct Supervisor.
This organization is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity; as well as a drug-free workplace.
Essential Functions include:
-- Pool Safety: safeguard the lives of our members and all pool participant's first; direct the patrolling of the pool and the enforcement of safety rules and regulations; assure adequate staffing at all times according to bather code and other safety regulations; assist and support program staff including coordinators, lifeguards, instructors, seasonal employees, and volunteers for the successful and safe operation of assigned program areas.
-- Aquatics Events, Swim Meets, Practices, etc.: manage and/or assure management of all aquatics events, meets, and practices; run all swim meets that are held at our facility.
-- Swim Lessons: grow, promote and provide quality swim lesson programs to members and community thru the use of social media, constant contact, fliers, word of mouth, and phone calls; work closely with Member Services to promote and assure clear communication.
A bachelor's degree in physical education, recreation or related field strongly preferred.
Minimum of 5 years' experience managing an aquatics program.
Swim Coaching experience preferred.
Current First Aid, Lifeguard, CPO and CPR certification.
Familiarity with all emergency management guidelines and direct application.


Keywords: YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION RARITAN BAY AREA, New York , Aquatics Director, Executive , Perth Amboy, New York

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